Please check security cameras, IPD asks Ellis Hollow, East Hill residents

Ithaca Police investigating the death of Josie Berrios are asking residents of the Ellis Hollow area east of the City of Ithaca to check security cameras for someone who may have been walking or hitchhiking early Tuesday morning.

On Wednesday afternoon, police said they “would like to speak to anyone who may have seen someone walking or hitchhiking on Ellis Hollow Road, Turkey Hill Road, or Ellis Hollow Creek Road” on Tuesday morning from 5:00-6:45am. Friday morning, they added the request that residents in the area “who have security cameras” to check their video recordings “for anyone walking by their residences between the hours of 5am and 7am” this Tuesday.

Contact IPD through police dispatch at 607-272-3245, the administration line at 607-272-9973, the Crimestoppers Tipline at 607-697-0333, or the anonymous online tip form.

There’s a candlelight vigil planned for Josie this Sunday, and next Thursday’s House of Merlot show at the Range will be dedicated to her.

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